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1. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) are working together on a small modular reactor – at TVA’s Clinch River site near Oak Ridge, Tennessee. TVA has yet to decide whether to actually construct such …
https://www.npr.org/2020/02/28/810433230/physicist-and-iconoclastic-thinker-freeman-dyson-dies-at-96″>Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96. In 1958, the Project Orion Pulsed Nuclear Propulsion Rocket was started and was led by Ted Taylor at General Atomics and physicist Freeman Dyson. Freeman took a year away from the …
China’s nuclear electricity generation rose by 18.1% last year, to 348 TWh, which is up from 286 TWh in 2018 based on China’s National Energy Administration data. Nuclear’s share of total electricity production was 4.88% last year, up from 4.22%. …
Consumer Reports testing finds the Tesla Model 3 has a 350 mile actual range versus 310 EPA sticker. Tesmanian reports taht Sun Xiaohe, Chief of the High-tech Industry and Technology Innovation Division of the Management Committee of Lingang New Area …
There was a November 2019, NASA Workshop on Interstellar Propulsion. It was part of the 2019 Interstellar Symposium. The workshop focused on physics-based propulsion technologies that have the potential to meet the goal of launching an interstellar probe within the …
Tesla Cybertruck pre-orders has passed a half million according to an unofficial tally updated by reservation holders. Cybertruck reservation holders at Cybertruckownersclub.com have been tracking pre-orders. They estimate 535,841 pre-orders. This is an average of 5,953 orders received per day …
HB-11 Energy has published its progress towards generating commercial nuclear fusion using a dual laser method. the University of New South Wales reports that HB11 Energy has been granted patents for its laser-driven technique for creating fusion energy. They would …
Electrek reports that Tesla added a large new building besides its Gigafactory in Nevada. They were told that the new building will be used for Tesla Semi production. This has not been officially confirmed. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific …
Tesla is in advanced stages of talks to use batteries without cobalt from CATL . Cobalt is one of the most expensive metals in electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries have lower energy density than current Tesla …
Saudi Aramco has been the most valuable company in the world and it had an IPO late in 2019 and briefly traded at $2 trillion when it was worth 38.7 riyal per share. Saudi Aramco valuation is down to $1.7 …

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